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An Unsuccessful Canvasser. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

An Unsuccessful Canvasser. Avery pushing young man, canvassing for a p6opiilar yclip di,?'stppied idtd"tlie sh'dl of a suburban draper, aiidi;finding lhim api parently at leisure, asked-him to look at the book. ixThe gentlmiiai informed'hirii thafit, would be oly;"fiwaietef itim?ie ai?lih? could not purchase it. " ,' a " vivacious youpg unman.g 'It donltdoostnothir?g Ito look at, even if;you dond tfba.i uy Ishould like to have you read some portions of.it, and. see it'whatt is ,"''*.tlr ý; I.. The accommodating draper: took eth volume, and glancing he ttlpage, com menced a perusal of the introdiiuctin..1 This finished, he began at, the firs cliapter, and, read care fully, and leisurely along. It wa about.nine o'clock lien he commenced and an hiour passed silently awayi when the bookL agent;' began. to shw signs oL nervousness,, which .were, apparently nnoticed by, the. draper, for, he npever .took his eyesferom the.. volume, b buteread onyl & oEieven o clock. came,and the ma...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
An Editor's Story. ALFRED H. MILES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

An Editors Story.' ALFRED H. MILEB. The Editoi' dipped his pen in t inink; He smole a smile, And he wunk a wink; He chuckled a chuck, And he thunk a think... 'Twas a time of dearth Of news, and the earth Was rolling and, bowling Along on its akis, With never a murmur Concerning the taxes, .-. :ý . " And never an earthquake A cyclone, or cornet, To warrant' a special' Or fire a sonnet. In fact, 'twas a terrible Time for the papers, And puzzled the brains Of the paragraph shapers Till the whole of the eartl seemied nothing But gases and vapours. BVt the Editor vowedc Ere the setting sun SShould settle again $:";: In the horizon; • 'He would shatter the fabri Of sweet content, And brew a wild storm In the firmament.' And the Editor wrote, But I'm not going o quote,-? Far be it from me to set rumor afloat Suffice it to say That the paper next ' day;: Contained such a slasher For Captain McClasher, The whole town declared it A regular smasher; And what made it worse, Be inserted a rubber...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Be.fore Buying your t r SUiMMER PDRkPERY ! ily it fo SHORT AN.'I WALTERS' CASH DRAPER4,3 .Gelong., Dresses, Prints. Satef ns. La? ns, Cashmneres. Mantles, Millinetr, .LctA., JURibbons; liarso?I, Umn,brellas IIosierv, Gloves and I'anc v Goods Now offering at LOWEST CAssI PRICES. SHORT A.\ND WAT.TElRS lieiirn desirinis of doiig, A LARGER OASE TRAI , : Have reduced their rates of Profit so that Cash Custoinerset w!oyds at the very. I.owest Possible Prices. S Men'sand loyrs' Clothing. Their' stock in this Department being .tao large. the whole will be offered regardles of. cost in order to effect a clearance. Don't fail to Visit SHORT AND WALTER S, 72 31OO1RAIOOLS'TIREET, Geeloi-a o o L. TOENNIES,;' . Of P'.rtarlingfoi- , T oAS on Hand--A First-chis sto. 1 nglish an?d Colonial GoIdj 1 j duccd P'rices.' , " ' - tpecial attention paid to hand. work, eitlier Englistih or Amierietan usryle.: RP.PAIns NEATLY DOi .;, THE ROYAL HOT1L COR'NEIR OF .MERCER AND KINGC STREET'rS Quenns~liff.. JOHN. ...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Anecdote of M. Alexandre, the Ventriloquist. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Anecdote of ,M. Alexandre, the Ventril6oqdtit. M. Alexandre, the, famous ventriloquist, had an extraordinary facility in counterfeit ing all the expressions of countenan ~'and bodily conditions common to humanity. When in London, his mimetic poers, whicli hewasf ond ofvexercising both inspublic' and 'i'private mac l~ hiscompany° i high request among the upper ircleil The Iord -Mayor of the city, in particular, receivedithe! ve~: trnloquiswth gr'eat diMinition, and invited huinm seial times to dine-at the;:Mansion House, But it unluckily happened that oiin every occasion when M. Alexandre dined there, he could not stay to spend the evening, having contracted engagements elsewhere. 1',he-Lord-Mayor expressed-muchregret^at this, andt he ventriloguist himself was an ned~dhthh same accoint, being willing to do hi. best toetertanithe guests whom the ord Mayor iiad asked each time to meet him. At last, on meeting M. Alexandre one day, the Lord Mayor engaged him to dine at the Mansion-House...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Perfectly Legal. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Porfeotly .egal. j A worthy old gentlemania-n he country~ having employed an at orney ,-ofwhiom?hab had a pretty good opinion, to do; some law, business in Melbourne, was greatlysurprised, 'on his coming, to town, and "emanding hisblill yof lawn.charges, to find that it amounted to at least three times the suimhe" expected. The honest attorney assured him that there was ino article in his bill but that was fair and reasonable. "Nay," said the country ge ýtlemen, " there's one of them I'm srue can. not be so, for you have set down six and ,eightpence for going to Spencer. street,, when, none of my business lay that wa?' Priy, what is the meaning of that, sirt?' "Oh ,ir," said he, "that was for ftcii1?hi turkeyfrom e ctaeiunhat . .i e t fos a presentf rom the cous ty," i is

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Leaves from a New Primer. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Leaves from a New Primer. I. See the Suitor. His name is Mr. Doe. He has just won an Action against Mr. Roe. See how pleased he Looks Hs inviting his Solicitor to6 D~ 1 nd"Offer', iig ito Shout. But Wait a While till, the Billof Costs is sent Home. 1M r.Do? Will T?ii his 'lirand ayNaughty Wrdsand Tai his, Oath le'll for ih !SoliCitor. What will lie do theum Willi l_,1 giv~ iim ;soe Prussic Aci'd oFire himbu of a 'Cannon? ~iHe will ilo-Neit er, 3ilie is Wise. He 'ill Pay the Bill, i f 'li Don't he Will have to Pay a Lot More. II. This is the Publican. He calls himself a tLi-somethng, Vi~'somethi'g"ltT, "bWedon't" like to use Long Words before, or even after, Paying him a Visit. That Young -Man-dressed-inp-a-MasherGoat-,andaa.big., Cigar is his Best Customer ,He comes every evening, spends Eign'tenpence, and Gives thea Publican.racing Tips,, whic.. come off somdtiixies ?veTh &Puli'i isc '"ery fs"ondTo( his Best; Customerraiid? wsuld Go.,bail..tor him for Any.amount.,' One dayh...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
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Counting Five Hundred. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Coiinting~FiveHundreid. bne of Jeffeirsons matxmsFns as follows : hen.angry, ,counb a hundred before you speak;ijffvery , angry, count five hundred." A Sandhurst man once squared. his conduct bythis rule, as the result will prove.' ", L "', Oii~@ day: ;he iet-'eiarieighbourywho was bending -over: a:'barrel fr'mni which came a cloud of steam,. He was evidentlyscalding,a dead pig, an' operation which is sperfdrmednin torder to loosen ttiP liair preparatory to the body being e plguked and shaven. " Good morning, Stewart," said dMr. Young to him. "Got a nice porker there?" Stewarttiturinedidoundyslowly, and deli. berately seatedhimself upon the edge of the barrel in the hot steam, theni he replied : .g9oo9i mormng, Mr.,Young. Yes, I've got a piork creature here 1"'.. k;-'"DI yqu;-fifl that a comfortable seat ?" asked the other, "I should say it's rather warm in spots.", " Why yes-it's good enough for an old man though," he replied with an uneasy gesture of his legs. "Don't make much dif...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
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Our Locomotive Oyster. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Our Locomotive Oyster. The other night, at a late hour, our re porter, who, as a matter of habit, rarely re tires before midnight, had occasion at that " witching hour" to attend to the fir?'bfjr'ei retiring. The wind was blowing almost a gale, and the rain was pouring down in tor rents, and the night was one to induce a feeling of "uncertainty" in the heart of the bravest. Our reporter, as we all know, is very fond of oysters,;aind on' the! morning df the day when the incideht occurred had or dered a bucket of oysters from'Brusher's, which were to be eatei 'the next dkay. As he descended thestairs on his midhight' errand with a lamp ii' his hand, and' sihading" the lamp with his hand to shield, it,,fiom.the draught, he observed that the bucket of oysters had been left at the footof th'e stairs. Groping his way slowly down the stairs, and, looking cautiously at the *.llar oorh le sud denly saw what:?a ppea ed tobb h' a m1 :Sydney rock `~move gradually from "he' " bucket, where le ha...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Sunday School Books. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Su1nday Bchool Books. Observing people will notice with im patience that the authors of Sunday School books do not seem well up in their work. There is no reason that these volumes should =not Abe made 'deeply interesting as well as °effeotive and instructive. Instead of warn. niig wicked childreriby recitals of. appalling tcalamifies, they should aimply be imade to appear.painfally ridiculous. : I i For instance, the'youthful purloinerwho climbshup andapple tree to plunder a bird~ nest; onghttver to fall down and break his neck. He should be permitted to gatier his unholy harvest of eggs and fill his pockets therewith, then lose his balance, catch the seat of his trousers on a branch, and hang ,doubled.up,.with -the.smashed'eggs'tricklingý down his jacket, and getting into his hair ?faid yes. The'nth ~dodgjlirtle girls slhd?ild be lugged in, to poke. fun at him, and ask 'hm ff lie es 'ea hard or soft. This would be a most impressive warning. The boy who neglects his prayers to go f...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Nearly a Catastrophe. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Nearly a Catastrophe .... SIwas' 'nayfternoon 'The clock had just sounded the witching h ofnthree., He wasn't a ,traveller .W at wasmore ,tpthe purpose, there was't a blican, or barmani or barmaiddi?i any 'directionr bu~hkIew` he wasn'ttiaivellert WTas hethirity'V"W'a' he not? ' J,,d .i 7+i i T td F:;1 :iu :?i: ;?i " IL, l' " Suddehly downr a side-street came iruning a little lad with a small covered can oftempt ing andsuggesive appearance. •" oy, do you:"know what t?nat can, con tains r" sai his softesttonesi "Beer "'resfpondedi the stripling, om "Exactly. And that lieerbtiit: rc indicus, corn; starch; ric;l me l, glhieero. phobia, and.alcohli adliposity all deadly poisons, andSeach en'ogh to:kill 'an~yman" The lad's hair .commencedý.to stpand up straightf.iB'H set the can down;ia moved!a, little distance. away from "tm.wnereapont he thirsty one pidcked it p;dto his lips, wihdiiti ' o B y 'ierru ??Tli bye saying- ?.s~r? d df.i t "Ain't you aia ? ' "Yes. I' dread tdiethis But I don'...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
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Good News for Bald Heads. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

G-ood News for Bald Heads. An, invention of incaleplablet benefi to. bail-h=eadtd :persons of bthf sexes ha's jIust been made, viz., the transplanting, of the skin of hairy ani'ilals to ?f? ~'in ikiill. fiAfter the bare skinlihas been 'carefully re moved from the head, a round patch of hide.. just taken from the animal is placel, while Iirarm, on the wound and stitchad all round :the edges. The wound',heli'lid three;days;, 'during which time the' -head, o,f the patint is constantly exposed .to the, electric'li?t We have seen an old gentleman"hwith'fox .hair on hiis headj and very'h'ice hd look~ed: also a young man with an adhesive wig of imoleskin, by which means alone he was enhabled to make a wealthy match., The'. skin of mice is very often adopted,, as mice are plentiful and cheap. Yet we hear of wild cat, grizzly bear, skunk, polar bear (for the aged), and other valuable skins being used for this purpose. How would the skins of sparrows do? One drawback is the moulting season. N...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
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A Much Sold Slave. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

A. ''Mili Sol0CBlave. . Swel-nOwn attrical agent issad to be fond of playing pra?ti'cal joes. A party of his friends were stinding outside Garton's hotel, when he suddenly said ",Do.you see.thbat, colored pmanwstaiding over, here. .pointing to. a.relliprJserved specimen of the. African race.r li,',Herhs a most remarkable ory ; " How so" us s:aid the htbeatri1e. ?"Angexile-king." sa? member ofthe "A member 'of" Pariameni .?" observed a practical.Oollins street :brokerj~W~t: ': ' "Neitherdi saidithe jokert '=i~tdii! He has,,been 0 sold d into: slavery over "sevennhun dred times," ,. : :, - "Fact', I ureyousaid the*jokist The colored man,scalled over and questioned) " My g 'od man, 'saida the.Collins street broker, "is it true that you have been sold intoslaverydioire thaniseven hundredhimeu7' The son of=[HmE sllhowed hiswhit&"teew and bowed :"'T . 1 ;- I , , ' "Remarkable -'was' ithe' general responseJ "What arndyoul doing noi~?"' wasdasked. '' " We!ll, boss;:,p m; travelling:...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Very Sad. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

There.is: ayifng gedit5i sanderingsin.the wilds of Riverina who published a paper in the Western distri6t?:HEil'lftW"th'iedab'after" the issue of his last paper, and is supposed to be crossing to Queensland on f'oo T e,? away.from an infuriated populace. It seems there'vas a concert given bl'ydunig ladies of the city, and. the gallant young editor .wrote it up in splehdid shape.,, The next day he visited a herd of shorthorn cattle, owned byx a squatter inhthe vicinity, anid :he iwrboteup the cattle also. The cross-eyed foreman "of the office got the two articles, mixed up as follows :-" The concert givd6 lasevenhing by sixteen of our most beautiful an'd interest; ing young ladies was highly:appreciated., They were elegantly dressed, and sang. in a most becoming manner, winningthe pliudifts of the audience, who pronounced theml the finest shorthorns in the couiitry:, A fe'of. them are of a rich brown color,-,but; the majority are spotted brown and wlhite. Several of the heifers weigh...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Parqtiae [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Never di riik w hisky ilimmediately. after breakfast, unless you have bee eftinm?ham. We haysenever, missed having hai·irfo;break. fast ionce ?in?ie:last fourteen.years. A young tidpyw was askeed'why she was going to wed so soon after the death of her husband. "Oh,' la,' she:said, .',Ido it to prevent committing suicide ,on1 account of dear Tom. ". ', i. ,d'l i " I thliough I'd told you, my,ear, never to come out ,walking in, the ,mornihg without u'ro. mai;'=i'; ' Unfortunate)ly, pa, she's en aged uist now. , :.3here is she?" "I left her at,honedressmigmy hair. "Yes,'sir," "said our reporter, after he had returned froniiis'holiday .' i Iinever was in a more tantalising i i iiditid?fiiiii my life. There'were fiveMof u?:with a'pabck°of erdi, in the train, andinbot'a Mblesse'd ?illing in the crowd.-??l , ? w ',r: ; . tr "How old are you°2"'said'thelnistriess of the mansion t¶ tlie' iinr lyaririved page. "Thirteii /i ''i',-" 'M Whhat's 'ydu name ?" "Joseph; !m:' m" d Whalt ?" " Joseph, ...

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Hen-Egg-Sauce-Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

Quoth Jaiiesb~' .My $t1 ha? , *a, hoiie'i 0s wondrous--very; S1Ie tu kIr ethrxee.,saore.y.W nd ten Sonýtinxe ltasten'iiuiry fl skysros:: t Tlie lien is oklt3Y i So-HButfb?-v??ooreythan maited4Ftfg@ Down atm?yoboarding;houg t day i They ooked the hen tatltce it"h ?";3 +1 7 p. . 7

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No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

th bl t :a- uual on THForoter9 Hall ?Dai0 ?)i4;t8 0 riryudait~~ir~a vid ly held over till next w*S. (/ To conciliate ii - infinitely more agreeable than to fei.iat it is worth some escrifice oft indi"V1 l will.

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Masonic Choral Service. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

:r(6 -servicetk - SA ,tiMsoindiwCP nl *qrscrvite tookyplne last night iuii 14t (Gi ti'OJ T here a good at0eniice o'If the uliirAl nblie' and a uiiilft of visiting ".Mk oiiI . i ethron Wore hpreent.. Ti#h M fp,, Ctsioopolitaui Lldgo nit at ilht x h ix Sl ud I i4iibr th l4 I.l'eer Jipt ' .I..Br Cr.opignfy marchia t ,, a&ro As thie prokweion t IJ i« church the.Cioir render'm ti fnl loi ?int prinsional. hl iu, the : ai Uofting'-- ... . • -;i : . It?IWA IDI I .ht rtwc??h6r, ' SkL the thinps hieotu, ", : ' Not ' a tokbehin; R Butiis he fiery pillar S ' " 'At ourii6 rh's' ti' ; ';_.'' ,"/ ' i .jT Who shall diatni.bf !prinki' tg, . I' r By odtlri tatn led ?0 .? :' 'Forwaiid th'oitgh the Ac.'e, :ThroBli te il'tiiiu fight; .. Jorin floi ws1* fnri' , ; 'uio henasil vigh Ii ht, an,,lForwari. whinin childhoo(d', r ; '; ; ud.alte ' infant.mind , -.- '.: , , . 1,. . ill.thr~n~~ihlYtl i ~at d manh.ood;?, i f I S-Not a thouglht be.ind8 - . . Speed throuih rialmi of natureti',*, Climb t'he se...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 24 January 1885

BIRTHS.   PIPPARD—On the 22nd January, the wife of C. Pippard of a son. Both doing well.

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People Who Want to Act. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 31 January 1885

People Who Wait: to A t. S''It .is a, nice:.thing.,to, be' a theatrical manager." The speaker was a wrinkled and careworn man of sixty. For more than au iquarter of? AeitifItuyhe had heei engaged i. the desperate struggle to provide a coldl] critical public with amusement that: should; rejoice the world and replenish his, coffi with: despised gold. He had, beeii a "suo 'cessful manager." That'means he had made 'three separate and comfortable-fortunes in" his life of hard work, and had. lost:each by staking his all upon some production which he was sure was good,,and which the plublic was quite as sure was not. He had been a. student in the school of experience. He wa?i talking toa ?epoettel. . - "Come into my office and I'll give you some pomints,.",i > ; ,.o o The reporter followed the manager into a comfortable 'offie' °' ` ¶".This,"r said he, "".ia my: den,;and this is ,where Iam bearded ,about, eleven times per day by peoplewho ,wat to ac?."` The manager then gave the reporte...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
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Got His Reward. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 31 January 1885

sWhat the actor calltthdbngeancg.of. an outragedo eaven "so seldom follows with dramatic promptitude a bad action, that we `record a recent'-authentic'instanice of the kind with pe~uliar pleas'ure:: fThre& othei: morning; an innocent-looking youn, g i'mai am out of the' New South Wales Baik i with, his hands full of notes. While counting these over his-attention was attracdted by something passing inr the street, iand ait the same time he dropped 'a 20 note directly in ,front ,of. a: highly-respectable pliilanthropist, who was passing. The philanthropist promptly. put his foot .on the note, and stood for a;moment plunged in profound thought. Perhaps 'he wascon gratulating, himself ,that the young man's treasure had fallen uinder such .honest feet, and perhaps enjoying in prospect that party's gratitude at. having his money ,restored to .him. . At all: evehts, he -was so' much absorbed that.when:he.'roused :himself sufficiently to pick -.up the note the loser haid disappeared...

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